Image copyright PA Image caption Jo Brand said the joke was “crass and ill-judged” The Metropolitan Police has said it will take no further action over Jo Brand’s comments on a radio show about throwing battery acid at politicians. The comedian was accused of inciting violence after joking on BBC Radio 4’s Heresy about throwing…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Prime Minister has asked the BBC to explain the broadcast Prime Minister Theresa May has said the BBC should explain why a Jo Brand joke about throwing battery acid was “appropriate content” for broadcast. The comedian made the remark during a broadcast of Radio 4 satirical show Heresy…

Cocktail bar Lyaness now offers Fancy Tea You’re never short of afternoon teas in London, from the traditional to the quirky to the vegan. And new ones are always being added to the selection too, including the ones below. Drag queens, a fashion house, gin and comedy all feature, because there’s so much more to…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption People can be arrested for begging and sleeping rough but police are using their powers less Police have criticised a law allowing beggars and rough sleepers to be arrested, as figures reveal they are using their powers less. Arrests under the Vagrancy Act have halved over two years, data…

Entrepreneur Gerald Manu explains the hardships of starting a fashion label while still at school. His fashion company Devacci now employs five people and is growing. This month the CEO Secrets series is focusing on young entrepreneurs. See all the videos from the series here or add it as a Topic in the BBC News…

For more transport chat, join our popular Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings. Photo: TfL Better late than never… Back in January 2018 eight new electric Class 710 trains were supposed to arrive on the Gospel Oak to Barking (Goblin) line section of the Overground. These fancy four car trains trains were to replace the old…